Grass Parrots

 

 blue-winged parrot

neophema chrysostoma

perruche bouche d'or

feinsittich

 

 

photo P.Fuller

Description:

Length 21 cm, weight 50/60g.

The male has a two-toned dark blue frontal band which does not extend beyond the eye, smaller for the female, with yellow lores and yellow patch behind the eye. The bright dark blue band from the shoulder of the wing to primary flight feathers is typical of this species and explains the name, it is duller and greener in female. Migratory with two distinct populations this species can be found in a large variety of habitat

 

difference between the elegante and the blue-winged

blue-winged on the left , elegante on the right

 

 

 

 
 to see the mutations